Mercedes is all set to remove the cover from its next generation C Class based compact SUV, GLK in this ongoing year in Europe, which will be dubbed as the GLC. However, this majorly modified luxury model is expected to be unpacked at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in September with noteworthy components. Based on the MRA (Mercedes Rear Wheel Drive Architecture) as C Class, the upcoming runabout would have an eye catching body figure to enchant everyone at the first eyesight. Design wise, this vehicle is likely to get more attractive components as well as it is also anticipated to receive more appreciable convenience features with regard to its outgoing variant.
However, from the powertrains point of view, the new Mercedes GLC is about to be inspired by the C Class alongside a 2.2 litre four-cylinder diesel engine. This fuel mill would have two transmission options for 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox and 9-speed gearbox that will do their duty beneath the skin very amazingly. Thanks to the more intensive use of aluminum and lightweight, high strength steels that will make this car capable to adduce tremendous fuel efficiency. Notably, the latest car will be categorized in the middle of GLS and the ML Class.
The German company has made an announcement that the new generation GLK will also be released in India, while its exact launch date is yet to be finalized. On the other hand, this model will hit the European shores in the second half of 2015 as the competitor of Volvo Xc60, BMW X3 and Audi Q5.
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